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Muslims Stung by Indifference to Their Losses in Terror Attacks

The global mood increasingly feels like one of atavism, of retreat into narrower identities of nation, politics or sect, with Britain voting to leave the European Union and many Americans supporting the nativist presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump. The violence feeds a growing impulse among many in the West to fear Muslims and Arabs, which has already prompted a ...

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Dhaka Victims Were a Diverse Group of Global Citizens

“She had a smile for everyone,” Sebastiano Costanzo, a childhood friend, said. “She was so amicable that she made friends everywhere she went.” Ms. Puglisi started working abroad more than 15 years ago. When she came back to Sicily once or twice a year, she “never forgot to call up her friends to meet up, even briefly,” Mr. Costanzo said. ...

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A Remote Pacific Nation, Threatened by Rising Seas

Even before that, scientists and development experts say, rising sea levels are likely to worsen erosion, create groundwater shortages and increase the intrusion of salt water into freshwater supplies. In response, Kiribati (pronounced KEE-ree-bas in the local language) has essentially been drawing up plans for its demise. The government has promoted “migration with dignity,” urging residents to consider moving abroad ...

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20 Hostages and Six Gunmen Killed in Bangladesh Attack

Outside the restaurant, more than 200 people waited all night beyond the police cordon in the diplomatic enclave, dozens of them relatives and friends of the hostages. Some of them communicated by text message and social media with the hostages inside. Photo Bangladeshi soldiers and security personnel sat on top of armored vehicles as they cordoned off an area in ...

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Turkey Says Airport Bombers Were From Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan

ISTANBUL — The three suicide bombers who killed 42 people at Istanbul’s main international airport this week have been identified as citizens of Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan, Turkish officials said on Thursday. Turkey, which has blamed the Islamic State for the attack, carried out raids across the country on Thursday. Thirteen people were detained, including three foreigners, in connection with ...

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‘Brexit’ Briefing: European Union Meets; Conservatives Aim to Replace David Cameron

Photo A pro-European Union demonstration in London. Thousands of people gathered in Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to protest the results of last week’s referendum. Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times European leaders are meeting in Brussels (but Britain isn’t invited). Here’s what you can expect in today’s “Brexit” news: • The leaders of 27 European Union countries are ...

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